clay overburden

clay overburden
глинистые перекрывающие породы; глинистые наносы

Англо-русский словарь по ядерным испытаниям и горному делу. 2013.

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  • Overburden pressure — Overburden pressure, also called lithostatic pressure or vertical stress, is the pressure or stress imposed on a layer of soil or rock by the weight of overlying material. The overburden pressure at a depth z is given by where ρ(z) is the density …   Wikipedia

  • Clay — For other uses, see Clay (disambiguation). The Gay Head cliffs in Martha s Vineyard consist almost entirely of clay. Clay is a general term including many combinations of one or more clay minerals with traces of metal oxides and organic… …   Wikipedia

  • overburden —    1. The loose soil, sand, silt, or clay that overlies bedrock. In some usages it refers to all material overlying the point of interest.    2. The total cover of soil and rock overlying an underground excavation …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Winning the clay — China Clay (Kaolinite) was removed from the ground with hand tools and removed from its overburden. Indeed, the clay was covered with soil and plants that had to be removed. Next, it needed to be separated from the decomposed granite. High… …   Wikipedia

  • coal mining — Coal was very important in the economic development of Britain. It was used as fuel in the factories built during the Industrial Revolution and continued to be important until the 1980s. The main coalfields are in north east England, the north… …   Universalium

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  • mining — /muy ning/, n. 1. the act, process, or industry of extracting ores, coal, etc., from mines. 2. the laying of explosive mines. [1250 1300; ME: undermining (walls in an attack); see MINE2, ING1] * * * I Excavation of materials from the Earth s… …   Universalium

  • Coal mining — Men leaving a UK colliery at the close of a shift Surface coal mining in Wyo …   Wikipedia

  • metamorphic rock — Any of a class of rocks that result from the alteration of preexisting rocks in response to changing geological conditions, including variations in temperature, pressure, and mechanical stress. The preexisting rocks may be igneous, sedimentary,… …   Universalium

  • Open-pit mining — El Chino, located near Silver City, New Mexico, is an open pit copper mine …   Wikipedia

  • Soil — For other uses, see Soil (disambiguation). A represents soil; B represents laterite, a regolith; C represents saprolite, a less weathered regolith; the bottommost layer represents bedrock …   Wikipedia


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